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post #11 of 24
Logitech G500. I got one after years of using a razer Lachesis. Definately a more comfortable mouse.
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post #12 of 24
the g500 is a wannabe mx518 just sayin
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steelseries xai.
     
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post #14 of 24
mx518, hands down the most comfortable mose ive ever used. my friends have had numerous problems with g500... mouse wheel breaking, cable breaking. and just generally not working. never heard any complaints about mx518
     
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post #15 of 24
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Originally Posted by Trogdor View Post
Go to your local PC store and use the mice. I've bought mice online a few times and hated the way they felt.

Have you used a Razer mouse? They aren't fragile like their keyboards and headsets are.
I beg to differ : / the more recent mice have been terrible tacky things.

The g500 is the natural step for you from the g5 but you may find it a little uncomfortably rough when you first use it don't worry it soon stops feeling like sand paper or your hands man up not sure which ^^

Might be worth looking at a roccat Kone v2 if you want to try something a little more different.

As for you not being able get your sniper exactly lined up, there are a few things that cause that but the most common one is low polling rates and high sensitivity, check your settings the g5 goes upto 1000 reports per second changing up to that may fix your problem.

FPS with high sensitivity will cause you all sorts of accuracy problems though mate best recommendation i can give you is to try and drop down as low as possible you will find your accuracy greatly improves as you have much more subtle control over it. Shouldn't take long for you to get used to it. I used to play at over 5k dpi (a bad habit from playing itdm on ut) and sure in a twitch fight I had an advantage on most people but in anything else I could just so easily miss. So I slowly lowered myself down and now im at 400dpi my KDR is through the roof and my accuracy figures are too

I will say do not jump the whole lot in one go though lower it 100/200 at a time per day or whatever and see how you go I think you will find you soon get used to it and will quickly find your aim improving and you will certainly get rid of those "dead zones"
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post #16 of 24
XAI all day, everyday. The tracking is amazing. When you lift your mouse to move, the laser won't move you in mid air and the MSPAINT test is amazingly good.
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post #17 of 24
Mionix naos 3200
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Another vote for the Xai
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post #19 of 24
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I might as well keep my G5 instead of buying a MX518, they're practically the same.
Roccat Kone would be nice but they are out of my spending range.
So far the Xai is looking like the better choice performance wise, the G500 is trailing right behind it.

I feel the G500 might be slightly more comfortable since it's made to be used right handed, I also like the extra weight and scrolling features on it.
post #20 of 24
I'm in the process of RMA'ing my second Roccat Kone+ in a month. With the first one the cursor would jitter when tracking, Roccat told me to get a replacement from my supplier. The second one worked great for one week, now it will not track at all, and one of the features, the "Tracking Control Unit"refuses to work, just says "tracking calibration failed", Roccat have told me again to get a replacement from my supplier.
I guess the place I ordered from have just had a bad batch or something.

I'm seriously considering exchanging it for a Mionix Naos 5000 instead, which is a shame because I found the Kone+ to be really comfortable and accurate to use when it was working.
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